NetScroll+ ps/2 optical mouse fixed in FreeBSD 5.1

Shizuka Kudo shizukakudo_99 at
Wed Nov 5 22:41:34 PST 2003

--- Lee Hinkleman <leehinkl at> wrote:
> I fixed yesterday's mouse problem, sort of, by adding the line
> hint.acpi.0.disabled="1"
> to the file /boot/device.hints
> I'm not sure why that worked, but the problem apparently only affects the 5.x kernel with some
> VIA chipsets.

Is your BIOS an AWARD one? If so, you may try the patch in this PR
i386/55473: Mouse broken on some AWARD BIOS with ACPI enabled  

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